Boris Pigovat: Requiem "The Holocaust" for viola & orchestra; Silent Music for viola & piano; Prayer for viola & piano / Donald Maurice, viola
1 CD / Atoll / 2014-07-01Works: Boris Pigovat: Requiem, for viola & orchestra ("The Holocaust"); Prayer, for viola & piano; Silent Music, for viola & harp; Nigun, for string quartet
Performers: Gezentsvey, Yury; Mapp, Richard; Maurice, Donald; Mills, Carolyn
Conductors: Taddei, Marc
Ensemble: Vector Wellington Orchestra
This live recording based on a concert presented in memory of the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht features Requiem "The Holocaust," winner of the 1995 Prize...continue...
1 CD / Atoll / 2014-07-01Works: Douglas Lilburn: Quartet for Strings in E minor; Sonata for violin & piano; Duos for 2 violins; Canzonetta for violin & viola no 1; Canzonetta for violin & viola no 2; String Trio
Performers: He, Jun; Liu, Jian; Maurice, Donald; Megiddo, Inbal; Riseley, Martin; Taylor, Lyndon
Douglas Lilburn is a preeminent New Zealand composer, and a foundation stone in NZ music. Many of the works on this disc have been unavailable...continue...
Recording information: Wellington, New Zealand (06/2011)....continue...
Voices from the Past: Béla Bartók's 44 Duos & Original Field Recordings transposed for 2 violas / Claudine Begelow & Donald Maurice, violas
2 CD / Tantara Records / 2014-04-29Works: Recorded Sound: Field Recordings; Béla Bartók: Duos (44) for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98
Performers: Ardelean, Ileana [Vocals]; Ardelean, Nita [Vocals]; Asi, Hammastir Bal [Vocals]; Bigelow, Claudine; Bulova, Anna [Vocals]; Charfalla, Alli Ban [Vocals]; Chisa, Zacarie [Vocals]; Coriu, Mihai [Vocals]...
Containing both the old and the new, this album features not only Béla Bartók's 44 Duos but also all the existing original field recordings made...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-10-28Works: Alfred Hill: Quartet for Strings no 4 in C minor; Quartet for Strings no 6 in G major, ('The Kids'); Quartet for Strings no 8 in A major
Performers: Chickering, David; Gezentsvey, Yury; Harris, Rosemary; Maurice, Donald; Pulcher, David
Ensemble: Dominion Quartet
While Hill's first three string quartets were reminiscent of Dvorak and Tchaikovsky, these three demonstrate new directions. With the slow movement of 'Quartet No. 4'...continue...